Graham Baker is one of the British feature directors who emerged from the TV commercials industry in the 1980’s. After winning a BAFTA and Chicago Film Festival with the short film Leaving Lily, he made his first full-length feature film, The Final Conflict, the third in The Omen trilogy. He directed several Hollywood features, most notably Impulse, an esoteric mystery/thriller starring Meg Tilly and Hume Cronyn and Alien Nation, starring James Caan and Mandy Patinkin, written by James Cameron (Terminator, Avatar). In 2008, Baker wrote the musical play Ipso Facto or The Rake’s Return, with songs by Neil Innes (The Rutles, Monty Python and the Holy Grail).
Eugene McGing, a painting graduate of London’s Camberwell School of Art, went on to work in film production at Tony Kaye Films Ltd, winning multiple awards for direction in TV Advertising including British Television Advertising Awards, Creative Circle and Cannes Lions. The Unfolding, which he wrote and directed is his first feature and he is currently developing his next project.
Leon Butler is a writer and producer for TV and film who is about to complete postproduction on his first feature film “A Hundred Streets,” a complex multilayered drama set in South West London, starring Idris Elba and Gemma Arterton. In addition to writing the script, he also raised the entire £3 million budget from private equity. He is currently writing his next feature, for which he has already raised all the development funding.
Simon Bosanquet has worked in the film industry since the 1980’s, first as a Location Manager, then Production Manager and Line Producer on projects as diverse as “Chariots of Fire”, “Nuns on the Run”, “Greystoke”, “Angel Heart” and “White Mischief”. He produced Ralph Fiennes’s “Onegin” and “Ripley’s Game” starring John Malkovich, as well as HBO’s Emmy award-winning productions “Wit” directed by Mike Nichols and “The Life and Death of Peter Sellers” starring Geoffrey Rush. He recently produced Carlo Carlei’s “Romeo and Juliet” starring Douglas Booth, Hailee Steinfield and Paul Giamatti, and children’s film “Molly Moon and the Incredible Book of Hypnotism”.
Simon is the co-founder of Northern Ireland-based film company Generator Entertainment, providing Production services on “Game of Thrones” as well as developing and producing features that include Nick Hamm’s “Killing Bono”, Terry George’s “Stand-off” starring Brendan Fraser and “Keith Lemon The Movie”. The most recent production “Waiting For You”, starring Colin Morgan and Fanny Ardant, has just been completed. Simon is also a consulting production executive for European Film Bonds.